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Antonios Balassis

Antonios Balassis

Associate Professor of Physics
Freeman Hall, Room 211
Phone: 718-817-4184


PhD Physics, City University of New York
MA Physics, Queens College CUNY
BSc Physics, University of Patras, Greece


Dr. Balassis' research is in condensed matter theory. He specializes in electronic excitations, electron energy loss spectroscopy, and image potential at solids, surfaces and nanostuctures. Dr. Balassis also studies THz radiation due to plasmon instabilities in low dimensional systems and current charge quantization in modulated 2D-graphene.


Dr. Balassis joined the faculty in 2008. Prior to coming for Fordham, he was a postdoc at Donostia International Physics Center (DIPC) in Spain, and at Hunter College, CUNY. He is also a visiting researcher at the City University of New York's Hunter College.